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Community Development : Jewish Federations (Grantmaking)

Iranian American Jewish Federation of New York

Promote unity in our Jewish community.

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four stars

94.70

770 Middle Neck Road Suite 5P
Great Neck, NY 11024
tel: (516) 466-8947   Web Site
EIN: 01-0651843

Board Leadership
Shahram Yaghoubzadeh
Chairman

CEO
Robert Kahen
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 94.70 four stars
  Financial 97.35 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 93.00 four stars
This rating was published 07/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Iranian American Jewish Federation of New York works to celebrate the success of the Iranian Jewish Community as one of the most accomplished immigrant groups in America and to use our resources to: Promote unity in our community; Instill Jewish values in our children, while creating a sense of pride in their Jewish culture and heritage; Promote Zionist values and educate our community about Israel and its struggle for survival; Support educational, social, and medical programs that empower the people of Israel; and Provide aid to social programs in New York to assist those in need.

The Iranian American Jewish Federation of New York works to celebrate the success of the Iranian Jewish Community as one of the most accomplished immigrant groups in America and to use our resources to: Promote unity in our community; Instill Jewish values in our children, while creating a sense of pride in their Jewish culture and heritage; Promote Zionist values and educate our community about Israel and its struggle for survival; Support educational, social, and medical programs that empower the people of Israel; and Provide aid to social programs in New York to assist those in need.

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Financial

four stars

97.35

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

93.00

This rating was published 07/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.
Overall Rating Chart
  Program Expenses
(Percent of the charity's total expenses spent on the programs
and services it delivers)
84.5%
  Administrative Expenses 3.8%
  Fundraising Expenses 11.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.09
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.46
  Program Expenses Growth 19.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 0.3%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Iranian American Jewish Federation of New York on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Iranian American Jewish Federation of New York on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Iranian American Jewish Federation of New York (NY) 94.70 four stars
Jewish Federation and Family Services of Orange County (CA) 91.07 four stars
Greensboro Jewish Federation (NC) 92.22 four stars
Jewish Federation of Broward County (FL) 97.29 four stars
Jewish Federation of Greater Seattle (WA) 88.97 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $5,346,756
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $5,346,756
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $5,346,756
   Other Revenue $212,080
TOTAL REVENUE $5,558,836
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $4,212,687
   Administrative Expenses $160,344
   Fundraising Expenses $588,784
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $4,961,815
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $597,021
   
Net Assets $5,908,242

Program names and associated costs are listed for the top programs as reported on the charity's most recently filed Form 990. The top programs displayed will include the largest three programs, or those programs covering at least 60% of the charity's total expenses, whichever comes first.

Program Name Amount Spent % of Program Expenses
Fund Distribution $4,212,687 100.0%

Ratings History
Iranian American Jewish Federation of New York has received 4 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-12 07/01/2019 94.70 four stars
2016-12 06/01/2018 98.23 four stars
2015-12 05/01/2017 91.69 four stars
2014-12 11/01/2016 93.75 four stars
2014-12 07/01/2016 90.18 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 77.31 two stars
 
CN 2.0
2013-12 03/01/2016 77.63 two stars
2013-12 03/01/2015 62.77 one star
2012-12 05/01/2014 64.06 one star

The data displayed on this tab is provided by the IRS in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

EIN 01-0651843
Name in IRS Master File IRANIAN AMERICAN JEWISH FEDERATION
NTEE Code T30
NTEE Classification Public Foundations
NTEE Type Philanthropy, Voluntarism and Grantmaking Foundations
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities
Foundation Status Organization which receives a substantial part of its support from a governmental unit or the general public   170(b)(1)(A)(vi)
Deductibility Contributions are deductible
Affiliation Independent - the organization is an independent organization or an independent auxiliary (i.e., not affiliated with a National, Regional, or Geographic grouping of organizations).
Group Name [Not Applicable]
Ruling Date June, 2002
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
Not compensated -- Robert Kahen President

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Iranian American Jewish Federation of New York (NY) 94.70 four stars
Jewish Federation of South Palm Beach County (FL) 89.24 three stars
Jewish Federation of Central New York (NY) 85.35 three stars
Jewish Community Federation of San Francisco, the Peninsula, Marin and Sonoma Counties (CA) 97.18 four stars
Jewish Federation of Delaware (DE) 97.25 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Iranian American Jewish Federation of New York
770 Middle Neck Road
Suite 5P
Great Neck, NY 11024
tel: (516) 466-8947
fax: (516) 466-8948
EIN: 01-0651843

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Board Leadership

Shahram Yaghoubzadeh
Chairman

CEO

Robert Kahen
President

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